The Essential Ramayana

One of the two great epics of India and arguably the most popular epic in the world, the Ramayana has enchanted generations of people not just in Greater India but the world over. In less than three hundred pages The Essential Ramayana captures all the poetic subtleties and noble values of the original and offers the great epic in an eminently readable form that will appeal to the learned and the lay alike. Rendered into modern English prose by the multifaceted scholar Arjun Bharadwaj, along with an insightful Prologue and an exhaustive Glossary, this retelling of the epic is sure to take the reader on a remarkable journey across space and time.